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In honor of groundhog day, here’s an animal that can really predict the weather! Sensing drops in barometric pressure, as well as other changes in the environment, a honeybee hive puts in extra work in before a rain.
Sketch and fact contributed by Victor Santiago
Xujiang, He & Tian, Liu-Qing & Wu, Xiao & Zeng, Zhi-Jiang. (2015). RFID monitoring indicates honeybees work harder before a rainy day. Insect science. 23. . 10.1111/1744-7917.12298.